S/5137 Antique Treen 18th Century Pear Wood Chopping Board with Attached Blade
An excellent and rare culinary item in solid pear wood, having a board initialled three times M.M. that has a protruding handle and suspension hole, above a well used octagonal surface with a surrounding sectioned gallery, containing a full length hinged chopping knife with a fruitwood handle. The whole has a most excellent colour and patination.
Ex Deeley collection and illustrated in A History of Cooking Through the Ages by Robert Deeley and Philip Drury on page 92.
11 in. (28 cm.) Wide
20 in. (51 cm.) Deep
2¼ in. (6 cm.) High
Continental Circa 1780